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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181001
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:30-JAN-1950
Time:
Type:Airspeed Oxford Mk II
Owner/operator:Luftforsvaret (RNoAF)
Registration: V-AP
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Trondheim-Værnes Air Station -   Norway
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Trondheim-Værnes Airport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The crew was engaged in a test flight following maintenance. After takeoff from Trondheim-Værnes Airport, while in initial climb at a height of some 80 meters, the twin engine aircraft banked right, dove into the ground and crashed in a snow covered field. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all three occupants were killed. Piot Lt Christian Fürst, passengers Karstein Domås, Helge J. Giørtz.

Sources:

1. https://www.nrk.no/norge/disse-norske-pilotene-omkom-1.11637858
2. http://flyblader.com/onewebmedia/Nr%2012%20Oxford.pdf
3. Hamburger Abendblatt 31 January 1950, p8


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Nov-2015 20:08 TB Added
12-Nov-2015 16:11 TB Updated [Total occupants, Phase, Source]
31-Dec-2015 22:22 TB Updated [Source]
28-Jul-2017 21:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2017 21:04 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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